Archive by category Housing

Government refuses to answer key questions about £300m of council grant funding’

Government refuses to answer key questions about £300m of council grant funding’

Nottingham City Council’s deputy leader wants to know what the Government has to hide after it refused to answer questions about how £300m of grant was allocated to councils. After submitting Freedom of Information requests, Councillor Graham Chapman was told by the DCLG that ‘£300m of expenditure does not justify the public interest served by […]

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City Council poised to take action on Island Site

City Council poised to take action on Island Site

Nottingham City Council is poised to take action over a key development site in the city which its owner has failed to develop for years. The council has drawn up a masterplan for the Island Site and is talking to potential developers as part of a soft market testing exercise to consider how the plan […]

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Sneinton to pave the way for a sustainable energy future for Nottingham

Sneinton to pave the way for a sustainable energy future for Nottingham

Sneinton has been identified as one of three demonstration areas for a European wide Smart Cities project called REMOURBAN.  The project is developing a model to show how sustainability can be integrated into the regeneration of our towns and cities. A number of organisations across the city are working together to deliver this project which […]

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Council and Nottingham City Homes calling on Government to see ‘estate’ regeneration already taking place in Nottingham

Council and Nottingham City Homes calling on Government to see ‘estate’ regeneration already taking place in Nottingham

In response to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a regeneration programme focusing on 100 areas in the UK, Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) are calling on the Government to come and see the estates they are transforming across the city. The Building a Better Nottingham council housing programme, which is the largest […]

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Pay to Stay rents plan will bring more poverty says City Council

Pay to Stay rents plan will bring more poverty says City  Council

Plans to make ‘higher earning’ families pay more for their council homes could lead to more rent arrears, more evictions and families doing without basic living essentials, Nottingham City Council has warned. The Government proposals Pay to Stay: Fairer Rent in Social Housing could mean that households with an annual income of more than £30,000 […]

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More new homes for Radford

More new homes for Radford

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) is continuing its development of new homes on the old Radford mill site. Since 2014, NCHA has developed 67 new homes on the old mill site in partnership with Nottingham City Council. The latest, and third, phase of the development has been made possible by grant funding of £88,500 provided […]

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Council Squeezes Last Drops from Government’s Green Funding Stream

Council Squeezes Last Drops from Government’s Green Funding Stream

Nottingham City Council has secured £5m of Government money to improve the energy efficiency of over 1300 homes, ahead of the funding stream being turned off. The council will use the Green Deal Communities funding to deliver external wall insulation to owner occupier homes in Nobel Road and Lenton Abbey – but it’s likely to […]

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